Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2017

January went by faster than I realized. I may have spent too much time recovering from post-election symptoms, but I didn’t forget about Lo Hanging Fruit. Last week I finally got a morning off to wander around in the city. It was very fun to see the small exhibitions and the window installations spread out overContinue reading “Toronto Design Offsite Festival 2017”

The Ultimate Craftsmanship – Mjolk

People in Toronto who are into interior design and furniture have probably already heard about Mjolk many times. Mjolk is committed to the simple but functional craftsmanship and timeless furniture from Scandinavia and Japan. It’s not just a home decor store. Mjolk also hosts exhibitions to introduce some Scandinavian and Japanese artists. The recent oneContinue reading “The Ultimate Craftsmanship – Mjolk”

Chihuly – From Sand. From Fire. Comes Beauty.

My first encounter with Chihuly was in Boston. I walked into this building and there it was – a huge unknown sea creature hanging from the ceiling, composed of a thousand small, irregular, organic pieces of glass. I didn’t know who Chihuly was but I was amazed by this sculpture’s mysterious light and color. So,Continue reading “Chihuly – From Sand. From Fire. Comes Beauty.”

The Idea of North

The ocean is not just blue. The snow is not pure white. In Lawren Harris’s world, there are more than colors. The Idea of North is truly an amazing exhibition and experience. I got to see all the colors closely. Lawren Harris mixed pink, purple, green, yellow and many others to make his palette ofContinue reading “The Idea of North”